On the 29th of May, 2014 within the 19th Annual EAPC conference on a platform of the Higher school of journalism and mass communications of the St. Petersburg University the leading political consultants shared the experience and knowledge with conferees and students.
Elif Dordunsu Aydemir from Turkey held a fascinating master class “Between Neo-Conservatism and Global Tendencies: The Changes in the Turkish Voting Behaviour and 2014 Elections”.
Vice-president EAPC Necati Özcan gave a lecture “Strategy of Positioning in the Political Companies”. Necati opened one of secrets of the world of political consulting for listeners – the candidate can win elections with a couple of words, which are concluded in a message.
The leading Russian expert Ekaterina Egorova held for listeners a master class “Leaders and crises. Personality factor”. Ekaterina raised an important question of a role of personal features of the leader and decision-making in crisis.
Gulfem Saudan from Turkey held for participants an interesting master class on a subject “Protests as a form of the new instrument of political communication: Case of protests in Turkey in Gezi Park”. Gulfem visually illustrated as modern social networks are capable to be the powerful tool of active civil society on the example of protests in the Turkish Gezi Park.